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*[[1902]]: First student walk-out takes place when 69 of 74 sophomores depart campus to protest the suspension of a cadet accused of improperly taking chemistry test tubes from storage.
 
*[[1902]]: First student walk-out takes place when 69 of 74 sophomores depart campus to protest the suspension of a cadet accused of improperly taking chemistry test tubes from storage.
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*[[1911]]: Clemson baseball sweeps the City of Charleston with a 3-0 win over The Citadel. They had beaten College of Charleston the day before on their first of two games in the Holy City.
 
*[[1956]]: WSPA-TV, channel 7, signs on this date. It was owned by broadcasting pioneer Walter J. Brown and his company, Spartan Radiocasting, along with WSPA radio (AM 950, now WOLI at AM 910; and 98.9 FM). It has always been a CBS affiliate. Spartan Radiocasting bought several other radio and television stations over the years, and was renamed Spartan Communications in 1995. The radio stations were sold off in 1998, but WSPA-TV remained the flagship of the company until it merged with Media General in 2000. Channel 7 was the last locally owned-and-operated station in the market.
 
*[[1956]]: WSPA-TV, channel 7, signs on this date. It was owned by broadcasting pioneer Walter J. Brown and his company, Spartan Radiocasting, along with WSPA radio (AM 950, now WOLI at AM 910; and 98.9 FM). It has always been a CBS affiliate. Spartan Radiocasting bought several other radio and television stations over the years, and was renamed Spartan Communications in 1995. The radio stations were sold off in 1998, but WSPA-TV remained the flagship of the company until it merged with Media General in 2000. Channel 7 was the last locally owned-and-operated station in the market.
 
*[[2007]]: The [[Clemson Little Theatre]] presents ''The Spitfire Grill'' at 3 p.m.  Ruff O'Brien performs acoustic music at [[Pitchers]] at 7 p.m.
 
*[[2007]]: The [[Clemson Little Theatre]] presents ''The Spitfire Grill'' at 3 p.m.  Ruff O'Brien performs acoustic music at [[Pitchers]] at 7 p.m.

Latest revision as of 01:27, 30 April 2019

Wikipedia's article on April 29.

Events[edit]

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  • 1902: First student walk-out takes place when 69 of 74 sophomores depart campus to protest the suspension of a cadet accused of improperly taking chemistry test tubes from storage.
  • 1911: Clemson baseball sweeps the City of Charleston with a 3-0 win over The Citadel. They had beaten College of Charleston the day before on their first of two games in the Holy City.
  • 1956: WSPA-TV, channel 7, signs on this date. It was owned by broadcasting pioneer Walter J. Brown and his company, Spartan Radiocasting, along with WSPA radio (AM 950, now WOLI at AM 910; and 98.9 FM). It has always been a CBS affiliate. Spartan Radiocasting bought several other radio and television stations over the years, and was renamed Spartan Communications in 1995. The radio stations were sold off in 1998, but WSPA-TV remained the flagship of the company until it merged with Media General in 2000. Channel 7 was the last locally owned-and-operated station in the market.
  • 2007: The Clemson Little Theatre presents The Spitfire Grill at 3 p.m. Ruff O'Brien performs acoustic music at Pitchers at 7 p.m.


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